cruise control


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cruise control

n.
1. A system in a motor vehicle for maintaining a constant speed.
2. Maintenance of a constant speed in such a vehicle.
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cruise control

n
(Automotive Engineering) a system in a road vehicle that automatically maintains a selected speed until cancelled
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cruise′ control`


n.
a system on some motor vehicles that can be set to maintain a chosen speed automatically.
[1970–75]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cruise control - control mechanism for keeping an automobile at a set speed
controller, control - a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"; "I turned the controls over to her"
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Translations
vakionopeudensäädin

cruise control

n (Aut) → Tempomat m, → Tempostat m
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